Did Your Father Throw Away His Dowry?
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Did Your Father Throw Away His Dowry?

By Immanuel Lokwei Genre: Fiction (“That forced marriages have values, even aesthetic value to them!”) It took the sacrifice of a hen with six toes to calm down this woman’s heart. Otherwise the man who had wooed her, the father-in-law who unsuccessfully tried all mechanisms and was now frustrated for siring this unconventional daughter, and … Continue reading

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Four killed in fresh Baragoi Attacks

“As Kenyans celebrated Christmas in various parts of the country, Baragoi in Samburu North is mourning the death of four people as cattle rustlers returned to the area. Several others were injured in the Monday night incident. Residents are worried about their protection as the attacks are taking place despite the heavy police and military … Continue reading

Sexual Violence In Kenyan Prisons – Rape and Sodomy
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Sexual Violence In Kenyan Prisons – Rape and Sodomy

“Homosexuality is difficult subject to discuss. But behind prison bars, it’s normal for a man to take another man in order to satisfy his desires. Some accept it willingly; others are forced into it through rape or sodomy, constantly emasculated until it becomes a part of everyday life. Lulu Hassan visited various prison in Kenya … Continue reading

Arguing For The Odd Case Of Journalistic Paternalism: Unfiltered Information, The Reason Why Victims of Violence Live In Orgies Of Tragedies
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Arguing For The Odd Case Of Journalistic Paternalism: Unfiltered Information, The Reason Why Victims of Violence Live In Orgies Of Tragedies

By Immanuel Lokwei, As a victim of ethnic violence, I harbor deep fears grounded in ethnic insecurity. Such fears not only shape what I see, but they also tend to reinforce and amplify any slight and perhaps even irrelevant features of the outside social world that seem to confirm these fears. For instance, if a … Continue reading

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Baragoi Banditry Incident Takes New Twist – There Is More To It Than Meets An Outsider’s Eye!!!

Our internal security apparatus has totally failed… The president must take fully responsibility as the commander in chief for any human rights violations that will be wrought on innocent Turkana people by these KDF (army) forces… We wonder why was the KDF not used when 50 Turkana were massacred by foreigners (Merille from Ethiopia) in … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE BY TURKANA MPs ON INSECURITY INCIDENT IN SAMBURU NORTH- 15 NOVEMBER 2012
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PRESS RELEASE BY TURKANA MPs ON INSECURITY INCIDENT IN SAMBURU NORTH- 15 NOVEMBER 2012

Alice Chai (via TUNSA Group) 1. First, we would like to condole with the families of the more than 40 policemen and other civilians who lost their lives on Saturday, 17th November 2012. We are greatly pained to have lost such a huge number of officers and civilians, all in one incident. Over the last … Continue reading

1,500 Turkana flee fearing Army Backlash – 37 police officers confirmed killed
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1,500 Turkana flee fearing Army Backlash – 37 police officers confirmed killed

Daily Nation News The Baragoi problem began on October 20, when Turkana warriors raided their Samburu neighbours and stole more than 500 cattle and goats. The Samburu struck in a revenge attack and drove away 297 camels. The government responded by sending a contingent of GSU, regular and Administration Police officers, who were ambushed, resulting … Continue reading

ANOTHER RE-UNION OF RAILA AND RUTO?
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ANOTHER RE-UNION OF RAILA AND RUTO?

By Kablit Samuel, In another spectacular race to the state house, Prime Minister Raila Odinga has reached out to Eldoret North Member of Parliament William Ruto to discuss possible political re-union. Much of you will remember the severity and political drama that surrounded their fallout. The two formerly were among the five flag bearers of … Continue reading

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Non-violence Is the Privilege of Those Who Aren’t On the Receiving End of Violence

By Matthew Humm, *A Sharp Critique of The Middle-East Conflict which we (Kenyans) can, in many ways, relate to and apply to our own social situation!!!!* “The oppressed, having internalized the image of the oppressor and adopting his guidelines, are fearful of freedom.” -Freire. It’s too easy to look at Israel through the leanse of … Continue reading